Ganesh Chaturthi is an important Hindu festival and celebrated throughout India with a great devotion and joy. This year, the festival falls on 5th September. In some parts of India, especially in South India, the festival is celebrated for 2 days, the first day for welcoming of Gowri while the next day for welcoming Lord Ganesh called Chaturthi.
On this special day, it is important to offer naivedya to the Lord. For those who don’t know what Naivedyam is, here is a brief introduction. Naivedyam is the food that offered to a Hindu deity as part of a worship ritual, before eating it. We are listing couple of popular naivedya recipes for lord Ganesha.
Modak is the most popular food offered as naivedyam to Lord Ganesha. It is traditionally made from rice flour and jaggery. However, you can also use wheat flour. Ingredients that you will need to prepare modak are as following
Preparing the stuffing
Preparing the covering
Apart from modak, you can also prepare jaggery rice kheer. Things you will need to prepare jaggery rice kheer are as following.
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